Obit: Krainz, Anton (1879 - 1969)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Krainz, Mazotti, Kaltinger, Volovsek, Tolaney, Perme, Mertens

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 7/17/1969

Krainz, Anton (16 June 1879 - 10 July 1969)

A Willard pioneer retired farmer passes away. Anton Krainz, 90, a Willard pioneer, died last Thursday in Neillsville after being there only one day.

A rosary service was held Sunday at 8 p.m. at the Hill Funeral Home. The funeral was held from the funeral home on Monday at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. from the Holy Family Catholic Church in Willard with the Rev. Michael Mertens officiating. Burial was made in the Holy Family Cemetery at Willard beside his wife.

Krainz was born in Yugoslavia June 16, 1879. He grew to manhood there. In 1902, he left for the United States and settled at Scamman, Kans. While there was married to Katherine Mazotti on December 26, 1907. She died on April 30, 1950. While in Scamman he worked in mines. In 1914 he and his wife came to Willard and settled on a farm south of Willard, where he farmed until 1947, when he retired and moved to Greenwood. He made his home in Greenwood, with the exception of a few years during which he lived with his son at Willard.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. John (Antonia) Kaltinger, and one son, Valentine, both of Willard; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Pallbearers were: Mr. Alvin Kaltinger, Frank Volovsek, Joseph Tolaney, Sr., Alphonz Volovsek, John Perme and William Volovsek.



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